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Brighter outlook with Parex

The new MET OFFICE HPC (High Performance Computer) complex at Exeter Science Park, Devon, features high quality hard landscaped surroundings recently completed using a Parex mortar system for bedding, bonding and jointing. Three products from the Parex BS7533-compliant Streetscape range have... View Article

Top marks for Encasement at Manor Lodge School

The construction of a new sports hall and theatre at Manor Lodge School in Shenley, Hertfordshire is using 70 semi-circular ‘Circa’ column casings from Encasement to conceal structural steel work around the perimeter of the building’s interior to provide a... View Article

Concealment enhances fire safety

Powermatic controlled, concealed door closers tick all the right boxes when it comes to meeting the plethora of legislation, regulations and product performance standards that govern fire safety. They can also offer some distinct advantages over surface-mounted devices in assuring... View Article

ArcHaus receives a facelift from Remmers

The exterior of this iconic building was suffering with high levels of damage, including salt ingress and excessive cracking to the render and brickwork. Salt Inhibitor was used as a ‘masonry salt blocker’ and applied to the exposed brickwork. Large... View Article

From rural housing to high-tech showcase

Unique transformation through innovative use of perforated metal. Welcome to Väla Gård outside Helsingborg, where the innovative facade hides an exciting transformation. Skanska in Helsingborg wanted to bring together its many offices and locations in the city and chose Väla... View Article

Kemperol cures roof ailments at Poole Hospital

Kemper System’s Kemperol 2K-PUR solvent-free and odourless waterproofing membrane has been used to refurbish the roof of Poole Hospital’s outpatient department, ensuring that the project avoided any odours that could become a nuisance to staff and patients in the unit... View Article

OPTIM-R installed at Aberdeen Medical Centre

GP practice staff in Aberdeen city are enjoying a new and improved environment at their purpose-built facility, with the help of the Kingspan OPTIM-R Balcony & Terrace System. Woodside Fountain Health Centre is a bespoke build replacing the Woodside Medical... View Article

Metal Technology sheds new light on Brunswick House

NW Architects’s brief was to transform an existing 12-storey 1970s office building in Southampton into high end student apartments: The solution was to re-clad the main tower and utilise Metal Technology’s System 17 and System 4-35Hi architectural aluminium systems, not... View Article

Waterproofing simplified with Remmers Multi Tight 2K

Multi-Tight 2K is a new, flexible, mineral based waterproofing product which has all the performance properties of older technology polymer-modified thick bitumen emulsions, whilst being “bitumen free”. Using unique rubber granulate filler technology Multi-Tight 2K has a crack-bridging capacity which... View Article

Stanley Dura-Care doors for Spire Hartswood Hospital

Five Stanley Dura-Care 7500 telescopic sliding doors have been installed by Axis Automatic Entrance Systems at the Spire Hartswood Private Hospital in Brentwood Essex. Halliday Meecham Architects were looking to replace timber doors on the five patient ‘pods’ used in... View Article

Latest Schöck engineering means even better performance

We are seeing increasingly stringent EU guidelines and from 2021 all new buildings have to be designed according to low energy building standards. In addition, challenging building regulation requirements and the demands for improved thermal insulation have never been greater.... View Article

Schöck and Marble Mosaic broaden their Horizons

In the mid-19th century, part of a proposal to develop housing in the Yabsley Street area of Blackwall was withdrawn, after the West India Dock Company insisted that ‘only superior houses should be erected there, as the site interferes with... View Article
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